Ligue 1: Stade De Reims Club Doctor, Bernard Gonzalez Commits Suicide After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

Ligue 1 club, Stade Reims has confirmed the death of club doctor Bernard Gonzalez, aged 60.

Paying tribute to the late doctor, the club referred to him as a Doctor, Artist and Stadiste”.

Gonzalez committed suicide after he tested positive for coronavirus.

French media giants, Le Parisien reported that he wrote a suicide note which contained a ‘detailed letter’, explaining the link between his actions and the diagnosis.

Gonzalez had been the club doctor for Stade De Reims for 20 years.

Ligue 1: Stade De Reims Club Doctor, Bernard Gonzalez Commits Suicide After Testing Positive For Coronavirus » EOnlineGH.Com
Dr. Bernard Gonzalez

Paying tribute to the late doctor, the Mayor of Reims, Arnaud Robinet, said: “He was the club doctor. A great professional, recognized and appreciated by all. My thoughts are for his parents, for his wife, his family. He is a collateral victim of Covid-19. I know he left a note to explain his gesture. But I ignore its content.”

Manager of the club, David Guion told L’Equipe: “My president has just informed me. It’s very difficult to talk about it. We’re in shock.

“He left a letter explaining his gesture. I do not know more. I can’t afford to talk about it any more.”

Source: EOnlineGH.com

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